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This is a direct interference in the internal affairs and an element of hybrid aggression - Head of State on the decision of the RF Security Council to protect the Russian Church in Ukraine

16 October 2018 - 18:02

"The decision on defending the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine was made by the RF Security Council ... I consider it a direct interference in the internal affairs of Ukraine and an element of hybrid aggression. And we clearly understand the threats in this regard. The Synod of the Russian Church has decided to break off the Eucharistic dialogue with the Ecumenical Patriarchate," Petro Poroshenko said.

Head of State: Housing for servicemen should be clearly divided into service, which cannot be privatized, and personal

16 October 2018 - 17:40

During a meeting on the state of implementation of the housing construction program for servicemen in Lviv region, President Petro Poroshenko stressed that it should be clearly stipulated that service housing cannot be privatized. At the same time it is necessary to develop a financial mechanism to provide the military who have served more than 25 years with personal housing.

Head of State about a new food system in the army: It is extremely pleasant to hear approvals of the military

16 October 2018 - 17:10

President Petro Poroshenko during a meeting on the state of implementation of the housing program for the military said that in the framework of the visit to Lviv region, he had visited the International Peacekeeping and Security Center and examined the territorial defense exercises. The President also had dinner with the military. "Everyone should note the quality and efficiency of using the new food system," Petro Poroshenko said.

Law enforcement bodies must help in the fight against dishonest contractors in the construction of housing for military - President

16 October 2018 - 17:03

"During the construction of 16 dormitories, the Ministry of Defense had to terminate contracts due to the fact that light fingers tried to either raise prices or steal money. Those contractors who hinder us from implementing a program of social protection for servicemen, who disrupt tenders, who steal advance payments, who are trying to undermine the timing of contract work. The law enforcement bodies must provide maximum assistance to the Ministry of Defense in the fight against those who steal government money or unfairly perform their duties. We will not allow playing tricks with the army," the Head of State addressed the law enforcement agencies.

President visited the new dormitory for the military in Lviv region: It is no longer a barrack

16 October 2018 - 15:41

The Head of State reminded that mock-ups were demonstrated a year ago, and now there is an opportunity to inspect the first dormitories. "We agreed that we will not call them barracks. Because it's not a barrack. Today, when you enter the room, the block, there is an opportunity to take a shower, there is a bathroom and normal conditions, when two or three soldiers will be in the room. They have an opportunity to rest normally and prepare for the next day. And they have no problems other than concentrating on military training," the President emphasized.

President: Steps must be taken to support vulnerable groups of population

16 October 2018 - 15:30

President Petro Poroshenko during his working trip to Lviv region emphasized that the state budget should provide for compensations for pensioners who receive pensions less than the subsistence minimum. "We have agreed that we will take steps to support those who receive pensions below the subsistence minimum," the President said while visiting the International Peacekeeping and Security Center.

President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine got acquainted with the course of territorial defense exercises in Lviv region

16 October 2018 - 14:28

In the framework of the working visit to Lviv region, President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the events on the Day of the Territorial Defense Fighter held in the International Peacekeeping and Security Center.

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